Translation of "sense" - English-Polish dictionary


noun uk /sens/ us

B2 good judgment, especially about practical things

rozsądek, przytomność umysłu
He had the good sense to book a seat in advance.
ABILITY [ no plural ]

B2 the ability to do something

wyczucie, zmysł
a sense of direction
good business sense

B2 one of the five natural abilities of sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste

I have a very poor sense of smell.
a sense of humour UK US a sense of humor

B1 the ability to understand funny things and to be funny yourself

poczucie humoru
a sense of loyalty/responsibility/security, etc

the quality or feeling of being loyal, responsible, safe, etc

poczucie lojalności /odpowiedzialności /bezpieczeństwa itp.
He has absolutely no sense of loyalty.

B2 the meaning of a word, phrase, or sentence

znaczenie, sens
in a sense/in some senses

thinking about something in a particular way

w pewnym sensie
In a sense, he's right.
make sense

B2 to have a meaning or reason that you can understand

mieć sens
He's written me this note but it doesn't make any sense.

B2 to be a good thing to do

mieć sens
[ + to do sth ] It makes sense to buy now while prices are low.
make sense of sth

to understand something that is difficult to understand

zrozumieć coś
I'm trying to make sense of this document.

(Translation of “sense noun” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)